Movies like PCU

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PCU (1994)
 6.6
 12K
PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand McPherson and the school's steely president. With their house threatened with expulsion, Droz and company decide to throw a raging party where the various factions will collide.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining, talky, melancholic, realistic, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, hippie, friendship, college life, friends, love and romance, social differences, buddies, weekend, liberal, republican, party, university, college campus, mascot, beer keg, lone hero, militant, youth, politics, society, radical, administration, beer, chase ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cult film films with plots about friends, youth, buddies, college, friendship, college life and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like PCU: Animal House (1978), Glory Daze (1995), Everybody Wants Some!! (2016), Dead Man on Campus (1998), Trippin' (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 106K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: sex, college, rivalry, rebelliousness, youth, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, college freshman, party, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 3K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, college, relationship vs career, graduation, party, student, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, nightlife, looking for love, student life ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, college life, male friendship, buddies, youth, sport team, friends, friendship, baseball, party, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: college, teen suicide, friends, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, fraternity, father son relationship, pot, nerds, weed, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.3
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, youth, romance, teenage life, buddies, college life, love and romance, college, lifestyle, high school life, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: party, youth, disorder, teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, fish out of water, odd couple, culture clash, college, prediction, hindu ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, texas, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 69K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, college, college life, nothing goes right, youth, young people, birthday, drugs/alcohol, buddies, plan gone awry, disorder, debauchery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 1.8
 17K
Pledge This! (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sorority, college, leadership, friendship, college life, teenage love, fish out of water, buddies, love and romance, university, disorder, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, florida, miami, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.4
 117K
Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, student, college life, overnight success, unconventional method, cons and scams, youth, misfit partners, graduation, dishonesty, slacker, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, yale university, harvard university, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 3K
Cougar Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Spence and Hogan graduate from college, life is bleak. They have to work for heinous divorce lawyers that torture them. Spence has a girlfriend from hell and Hogan just wants to start his life already. As luck would have it, our two young men ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, partners, couples, sexual relations, looking for sex, singleness, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 269K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, stupidity, youth, fraternity, neighbor neighbor relationship, rivalry, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, plan gone awry, uninhibited rivalry, prank, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1985, year 1971
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 6K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, university, youth, contests and competitions, interracial relations, college life, social differences, society, coming of age, buddies, r&b ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 205K
Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, college, party, college life, disorder, student, lifestyle, starting over, buddies, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 981
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, prom, americana, youth, self discovery, romance, fall in love, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, idiotic, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, teenage life, friendship, prank, chaos and mayhem, drugs/alcohol, disorder, nerd, college life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, masturbation, answering machine, eccentricity, loneliness, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, friendship, teenage life, sexual relations, rebellion, fighting the system, hopes, school, power relations, gender, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, partners, looking for love, teenage love, college life, high school life, coming of age, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: frame up, defector, nerd, farce, vacation, college, college life, youth, disorder, rivalry, friendship, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, party, friendship, sexual attraction, buddies, couple relations, sexual activity, strong sexual content, reunion, sexual exploration, high school reunion, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, summer, love and romance, coming of age, pool party, teenagers, teenager, beach, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they're instantly rejected by every house on campus. Deciding to start their own ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, prank, student life, teenage life, friends, misfit, rivalry, disorder, youth, nerds, underdog, cheerleader ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After their overenthusiastic RA is imprisoned in Mexico, a group of college freshmen are plunged into their first semester under a renegade Resident Advisor, Dean "The Dean" Slater. The boys battle viral video stigma, psychotic ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, social
Plot: university, college, school, college life, youth, party, ensemble, beer, beach, psychopath, battles, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.4
 25K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, witty, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: environmentalism, fish out of water, biosphere, mad scientist, odd couple, campus, disorder, buddies, partners, misfit, friends, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 351
Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, cons and scams, siblings relations, gangsters, workplace situations, friends, partners, buddies, dishonesty, youth, college life, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, rivalry, scavenger hunt, adventure, school, goofy hero, riddles and clues, youth, race against time, twins, college life, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic
Plot: rabbi, social differences, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, couples, lifestyle, parents and children, estrangement, coming of age, party, event planner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 4K
Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lebanese, library, party, librarian, disorder, couples, godparent, society, social differences, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, cult film, gag humor
Audience: teens
Plot: college, race, cheerleader, military school, drinking, college life, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, disorder, campus, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, lifestyle, infidelity, buddies, couples, manners, friends, getting along, social relations, family relations, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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